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School German Culture Trip to Berlin

Take a German school trip to Berlin, Germany’s buzzing capital, to give your students an unforgettable introduction to German culture!

Berlin is the perfect setting in which to inspire a love of all things German in your students. It’s packed full of fascinating history and yet is still a modern, vibrant and cool city.

Whether it’s meeting a former Cold War political prisoner, taking part in a street art workshop, making your own chocolate bars or touring the city by bike or Segway, your itinerary will be carefully designed to meet your requirements, to ensure your students enjoy the experience of Berlin that you want them to have.

Are your students preparing for exams? Then you may like to consider our German Language Study Trip to Berlin instead, as this includes German language lessons at a specialist language school. 

Sample itinerary

Day 1/4

AfternoonAfternoon

Flight to Berlin

Transfer to accommodation by S-Bahn

EveningEvening Evening meal in accommodation followed by visit to Alexanderplatz and the TV Tower

Day 2/4

MorningMorning Visit Potsdamer Platz, the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag
AfternoonAfternoon Visit Checkpoint Charlie and the Jewish Museum
EveningEvening Evening meal in accommodation followed by visit to IMAX cinema

Day 3/4

MorningMorning Visit the Berlin Story Bunker
AfternoonAfternoon Visit the Kaiser Wilhelm Gedächtniskirche and the Tiergarten
EveningEvening Evening meal in accommodation followed by bowling

Day 4/4

MorningMorning Visit the Berlin Wall Memorial
AfternoonAfternoon Transfer to airport by S-Bahn for flight back to the UK

What's included?

  • tick icon3 nights' half-board accommodation
  • tick iconAirport tax and passenger duty at current rates
  • tick iconATOL protected return flights from the UK
  • tick iconComprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • tick iconDetailed information pack
  • tick iconFree staff place ratio 1:10
  • tick iconItinerary planning service
  • tick iconPublic transport tickets (zones ABC) for duration of your stay
  • tick iconVamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
  • tick iconVAT at current rates to tour operators

Activities

Berlin Bike Tour

Berlin Bike Tour

A bike tour is a particularly great way to get a taste of life in Berlin and learn about its fascinating history.All … Read more

Berlin Street Art Workshop

Berlin Street Art Workshop

During this tour, groups will get a detailed view of over 50 local and international artists works on display in the ci… Read more

Berliner Fernsehturm (TV Tower)

Berliner Fernsehturm (TV Tower)

Visible from almost any point in the city, the television tower was a flagship of east German architecture. From its… Read more

Best of Berlin Segway Tour

Best of Berlin Segway Tour

Arguably the best way to see the city, this tour takes you by all the main attractions with a local guide. Highlights i… Read more

Blue Man Group Berlin

Blue Man Group Berlin

The Blue Man Group show has been described as intense, innovative and creative... and a little crazy! The show is unique… Read more

Brandenburg Gate Museum

Brandenburg Gate Museum

Experience history like you are there! This new multimedia museum just 100 metres from Brandenburg Gate shows 300 years… Read more

Bundestag

Bundestag

Formerly the Reichstag, the seat of Germany's parliament lay empty and derelict from 1933 to 1999. Now crowned with… Read more

Checkpoint Charlie Museum

Checkpoint Charlie Museum

During the lifetime of the Berlin Wall, this was the only way for non-Germans to cross from one half of the city to the… Read more

East Side Gallery

East Side Gallery

The longest surviving section of the Wall that once divided the city, this half-mile stretch along the bank of the River… Read more

Filmpark Babelsberg

Filmpark Babelsberg

Babelsberg was the home of German cinema in its heyday in the twenties and thirties. This theme park lets children see… Read more

Jewish Museum Berlin

Jewish Museum Berlin

Daniel Libeskind's steel lightening bolt of a building is as much a part of this groundbreaking new museum as the… Read more

Kaiser Wilhelm Gedächtnis Kirche

Kaiser Wilhelm Gedächtnis Kirche

Built to commemorate Germany’s first Kaiser and gutted by bombing in 1943, this church’s spire, "der… Read more

Memories of the Cold War - Meet a Former Political Prisoner

Memories of the Cold War - Meet a Former Political Prisoner

A rare and memorable opportunity to make history come to life. Your students will have the chance to discuss real… Read more

Potsdamer Platz

Potsdamer Platz

In the years since German reunification Potsdamer Platz has made a transformation from a swathe of no man's land abu… Read more

Ritter Chocolate Workshop

Ritter Chocolate Workshop

Visit the capital of German chocolate in Berlin and create your own Ritter chocolate, from choosing the ingredients to… Read more

The Story of Berlin

The Story of Berlin

The Story of Berlin is a multimedia exhibition with over 20 themed rooms that let you experience 800 years of the capi… Read more

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Accommodation

a&o Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Aletto Kudamm
a&o Berlin Hauptbahnhof

This modern hostel is well located on a quiet street near the main train station in central Berlin.

Students will generally be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins. All rooms are en-suite and have modern furnishings/ TV.

Hostel facilities include a roof-top bar, games room and multiple conference rooms.

Aletto Kudamm

Newly opened in April 2012, the Aletto Kudamm offers 3* comfort and is only a few minutes walk away from the Zoological Garden, Kurfuerstendamm, the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and the famous KaDeWe.

Students will generally be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins. All rooms are en-suite. Rooms are equipped with individually adjustable air-conditioning, Flatscreen TV with satellite television and radio stations, WiFi Internet access, shower-bath with WC, hairdryer and under-floor heating.

Other facilities include a pool table, table football and other games. Weather permitting, there is a basketball court, 5-a-side football pitch, table tennis tables and boules area.

The combination of a modern design, high quality facilities and excellent location make this an ideal hostel for school groups.

Reviews

Northampton High School, February 2019

The trip was a success. Thanks to all those who helped it to be so. The modern hotel in particular worked well for us and the staff were exceptionally helpful; all bookings for visits etc. proceeded very smoothly, as did the transfers.

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